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Council puts CB school demolition on hold

The Colonial Beach Town Council put a stop to a demolition notice for the town’s former elementary s...

Old school’s future in doubt

Old school’s future in doubt

A town official has ordered the former Colonial Beach Elementary School to be demolished in about tw...

Council tries to cut taxes, told it can’t

Despite their best efforts and good intentions, the Colonial Beach Town Council was unable to reduce...

High cost dooms local event

High cost dooms local event

Money was the driving factor for the Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce’s decision to discontinue ho...

Police: CB Elementary School fire arson

Police: CB Elementary School fire arson

Law enforcement officials have said the Jan. 5 fire that destroyed the former Colonial Beach Element...

Injured vets honored after bus breaks down on way to event

Injured vets honored after bus breaks down on way to event

Colonial Beach’s effort to honor two dozen injured soldiers from Walter Reed Army Medical Center lit...

 

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Supporting Veterans, past and present

VFW Post 10574 of Colonial Beach hosted the Veterans Day program paying tribute to all veterans of the United States.

Mayor Mike Ham welcomed guests and thanked veterans for their service.

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Beach Officer Not Guilty

Charges had cost him his job

A former Colonial Beach police officer, who lost his job last year after being charged with malicious wounding and strangulation in connection with a dispute in Fredericksburg, has been found not guilty by a jury.
Kevin Murrell, 32, currently a resident of Stafford County, was found “not guilty” by a jury on Friday, after a two-day trial in Fredericksburg Circuit Court.

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Sherry Lee helping others prepare for the cold

Forecasters are predicting a cold, wet winter season, and Colonial Beach resident Sherry Lee is helping residents get ready by providing free coats, gloves and scarves for those in need.

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Dump Truck Driver Patrick Patterson and Foreman George Harris look on while Ethan Taylor gives hand signal directions to Bryant Lynch, operating the excavator.

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BikeFest hoping to come to the Beach Oct. 2014

Steven Keene, General Manager of All-American Harly Davidson of Hughesville, Md. wants to bring BikeFest to Colonial Beach. He recently met with Carey Geddes, Director of the Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce and Brian and Vickie Coffman, owners of High Tides Restaurant about creating such an event before presenting the idea to Colonial Beach Town Council during their Sep. 26 work session.

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Bradshaw indicted for armed robbery of Colonial Beach 7-Eleven

The Westmoreland County Sheriff’s office has announced that Michael R. Bradshaw Jr. age 22 of Montross has been indicted on four felony charges in connection with the March 7 2013 armed robbery at the Colonial Beach 7-Eleven.

 

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Colonial Beach celebrates homecoming

During the annual Drifter Homecoming Parade held Friday, Oct. 4, Colonial Beach School Board Superintendent Kathleen Beane (left) and Colonial Beach School Board member Vicki Roberson greet

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7-Eleven joins expanding businesses

On the heels of expansions announced by two well-known Colonial Beach businesses last week, the Colonial Beach 7-Eleven began an extensive remodeling project this week.  The store will remain open during the construction, which should be finished by Thanksgiving.

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